Ms. Alyse Korn

Piano, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Alyse Korn

SAA Member

Alyse Korn, B.M., M.F.A, Doctoral Candidate in Jazz Studies is the founder and teacher at Ojai Suzuki Piano School & Early Childhood Programs. She is a registered Suzuki Piano and Suzuki Early Childhood Music Education teacher with over 30 years experience in making music with the very young. Alyse is a Doctoral candidate in Jazz Studies at the USC Thorton School of Music, with an academic field in MuEd and electives in Music Technology and Composition. She is a graduate of the CalArts School of Music, Jazz Piano Performance (MFA), and the University of Miami School of Music, Studio Music and Jazz Piano (BM). Her Suzuki teacher trainers include Doris Koppleman, Peggy Swingle, Cathy Hargrave, Rae Kate Shen, Dorothy Jones and Sharon Jones. She teaches at Suzuki institutes and workshops across North America, and in Brazil. Music and movement are inseparable in Alyse’s life! Her extensive background in dance, Southeast Asian martial arts and the Alexander Technique influences her approach to piano instruction and performance. Alyse has been a featured performer at Jazz venues and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. She performs Jazz, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban music on a regular basis with her Los Angeles based ensemble. She is featured on the CD recording “Light of the Sixth Sun” with Chilean composer and guitarist Waldo Valenzuela.